The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Google over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Google.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 89 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Google 17 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.82% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.48% 1.93% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Google
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
489 621 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.36% 42.27% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 320 416 296
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Google across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Google
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google across the Edinburgh region.

Google Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 33 (75.00%) C#
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 20 (45.45%) OO
5 19 (43.18%) Ruby
5 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
5 19 (43.18%) Facebook
6 18 (40.91%) Social Media
6 18 (40.91%) TDD
7 17 (38.64%) MVC
7 17 (38.64%) WCF
8 16 (36.36%) Yahoo!
8 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (36.36%) RESTful
8 16 (36.36%) Web Application Development
8 16 (36.36%) BDD
8 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
8 16 (36.36%) Node.js
8 16 (36.36%) Sony
8 16 (36.36%) Apple
8 16 (36.36%) BBC
8 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (31.82%) Finance
10 12 (27.27%) VB.NET
10 12 (27.27%) HTML
11 11 (25.00%) Analytics
12 10 (22.73%) XML
13 9 (20.45%) CSS

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (36.36%) Node.js
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) WordPress
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SMS
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) NUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Moq
3 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Advertising
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 25 (56.82%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 17 (38.64%) WCF
4 16 (36.36%) RESTful
4 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) XML
7 9 (20.45%) CSS
7 9 (20.45%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) LINQ
10 4 (9.09%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (9.09%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (9.09%) WPF
10 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
10 4 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (6.82%) XSD
11 3 (6.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Social Media
2 16 (36.36%) BBC
3 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.82%) Graphic Design
6 2 (4.55%) Economics
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) OO
3 18 (40.91%) TDD
4 17 (38.64%) MVC
5 16 (36.36%) BDD
5 16 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 11 (25.00%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.64%) Web Development
8 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Web Analytics
8 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) MVVM
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Release Management
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) Ruby
3 12 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 9 (20.45%) PHP
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Java
7 5 (11.36%) Perl
7 5 (11.36%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Facebook
2 16 (36.36%) Apple
2 16 (36.36%) Sony
2 16 (36.36%) Yahoo!
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) Infragistics
4 4 (9.09%) Red Gate
5 3 (6.82%) Twitter
5 3 (6.82%) HubSpot
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Zend
7 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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